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Highlanders see red in opening round of Trans Tasman comp.

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The exciting new Trans Tasman competition is set to kick off this weekend and will feature the Highlanders and the Reds in the opening match.    The Highlanders had a below-average...

Hurricanes sign NZ Under 20s first-five

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Hurricanes have announced the signing of former Kings College 1st XV captain and New Zealand Under 20s first five-eighth, Aidan Morgan until 2024.   In 2019, the 19-year-old played...

Remembering the amazing Jonah Lomu on his birthday

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Through the years, as the menacing cries of the Haka fill the electric air before every test the All Blacks play, the names and faces of the past legends who donned the renowned jersey are called to mind....

Perenara returns to New Zealand – re-signs with NZR and Hurricanes

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks and Hurricanes halfback TJ Perenara is heading home – inking a new deal with New Zealand Rugby (NZR) and his former Super Rugby team through to 2023.    Perenara has finished...

All Black Bird to return home

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Hurricanes have confirmed that All Black lock Dominic Bird will be lending his services to the franchise ahead of the 2022 season.    Bird began his professional career with the Crusaders...

10 Famous British & Irish Lions Bolters

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The term “bolter” has its origins in horse racing and describes a horse who pulls a surprise on the rest of the field by coming out of nowhere to snatch victory.    In the British...

Dominic Bird heading to the capital

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former All Blacks lock Dominic Bird is returning to New Zealand from a successful stint in France to link up with the Hurricanes for next year’s Super Rugby competition.     The 30-year-old...

Dane Coles extends NZ contract through to 2023

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks and Hurricanes hooker Dane Coles has recommitted to New Zealand Rugby and his Super Rugby team, inking a deal through to 2023.     The 34-year-old has played 74 Tests...

Super Rugby Aotearoa: The Two Big Round 8 Clashes

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Last weekend saw two 3-point games playing out in Round 7 of Super Rugby Aotearoa and fans have another action-packed weekend to look forward to with the Highlanders taking on the Blues in Dunedin and...

Hurricanes captain out of Super Rugby Aotearoa

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

It’s bad news for renowned All Black flanker and Hurricanes captain Ardie Savea as the 27 year old was given the news that he has sustained a significant MCL injury and will be out of rugby for the...